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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Catch Uzimon — a reggae legend in his own smoke-filled mind

Music: Uzimon, Bermuda’s most-ignorant reggae superstar, is coming to Brooklyn to fire the opening salvo in what he calls a nationwide “reggaelution.” Comments (3).

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Never mind the bollards! Barricade on Flatbush is coming down

Downtown: Drivers delight! You’re getting a lane back — and the 911 call center is getting reasonable bollards. Take that, LIRR! Comment.

iGrabs on the subway

Brooklyn Heights: Subway thieves love the iPhone. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

It’s hard to say good ‘Night’ at Heights Players

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: “Night Must Fall” lives up to its name. Comments (1).

Downtown makes a BID for a nicer landscape

Downtown plan: An association of business owners have derided their Downtown stomping grounds as poorly lit, lacking in greenery and just generally unwelcoming — and now they plan to do something about it. Comment.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Lookout, below! Choppers over Heights could actually cause brain damage

Brooklyn Heights: Call it a hangar hangover! Comments (5).

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Get to the new Issue Project Room on Sunday for a great show in a new space

Music: Suzanne Fiol’s legacy of experimental music lives on — in new Downtown digs. Comment.

New DUMBO mall has it all — minus the sweatpants!

Shopping: Urbanites may scoff, shudder, or just yawn at the mention of those suburban things called shopping malls — but they’re flocking to one on Front Street in DUMBO. Comment.

Friday, April 9, 2010

How about a beachfront house on Fulton Mall?

Downtown plan: Design for the City Point shopping center move forward. Comment.

Downtown makes a BID for a nicer landscape

Downtown plan: An association of business owners have derided their Downtown stomping grounds as poorly lit, lacking in greenery and just generally unwelcoming — and now they plan to do something about it. Comment.

Correction official admits: We bussed up — but it won’t happen again!

Brooklyn Heights: Looks like lunch time’s over at the Brooklyn House of Detention. Comments (2).

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

BREAKING: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s big cover up!

Bridge ‘Park’: It’s a beautiful day at Brooklyn Bridge Park — unless you’re a kid playing on blazing-hot metal playground equipment! Comments (14).

First suicide at Brooklyn’s tallest building

Downtown: A woman jumped to her death from the roof of the Brooklyner — the borough’s tallest building — last week, police said. Comments (9).

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